Pipe Organ Database

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A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 495, 1888)

Location:

Thankful Memorial Episcopal Church
1607 West 43rd St.
Chattanooga, TN 37409 US
Organ ID: 6664

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 23, 2009:

Updated through online information from Eric Grane. -- Great to Pedal Reversible toe lever 2 fixed combination levers: Great forte & Great piano

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 28, 2007:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 27, 2006:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Located to the left of the chancel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 12, 2019.

Database Manager on February 21, 2005:

In September 2004 the organ was removed for restoration by J. F. Nordlie. Information taken from the website of the Chattanooga Chapter AGO http://www.parrisgraphics.com/sites/ago/pages/ThankfulMem.htm in 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Christ Episcopal, Nashville. Reconditioned by J. F. Nordlie in 1987.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the console
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1988-08-04

Sanctuary Interior, Altar, and Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1988-08-04

Pipe facade and console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1988-08-04

Keydesk: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1988-08-04

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